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extend

US [ɪkˈstend]
UK [ɪk'stend]
  • v.扩展;延长;扩大;提供
  • Web延伸;扩充;伸展
Simple Present:extends  Present Participle:extending  Past Tense:extended  
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v.
延长;扩大;扩展make longer/larger/wider
1.
[t]
~ sth
使伸长;扩大;扩展to make sth longer or larger
to extend a fence/road/house
扩建护栏╱公路╱房子
There are plans to extend the no-smoking area.
现已有扩大无烟区的计划。
2.
[t]
~ sth
延长;使延期to make sth last longer
to extend a deadline/visa
延长最后期限╱签证
The show has been extended for another six weeks.
展览会又延长了六周。
Careful maintenance can extend the life of your car.
精心保养可延长汽车寿命。
3.
[t]
~ sth
扩大…的范围(或影响)to make a business, an idea, an influence, etc. cover more areas or operate in more places
The company plans to extend its operations into Europe.
公司打算将业务扩展到欧洲。
The school is extending the range of subjects taught.
学校正在拓宽授课学科的范围。
包括include
4.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
适用于;包括to relate to or include sb/sth
The offer does not extend to employees' partners.
这项优惠不包括雇员的伴侣。
His willingness to help did not extend beyond making a few phone calls.
他帮助的诚意只限于打几个电话罢了。
涉及范围╱时间╱距离cover area/time/distance
5.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
涉及(范围);延伸(距离);延续(时间)to cover a particular area, distance or length of time
Our land extends as far as the river.
我们的土地一直延伸到河边。
His writing career extended over a period of 40 years.
他的写作生涯超过了 40 年。
6.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
使达到;使延伸to make sth reach sth or stretch
to extend a rope between two posts
在两根柱子间拉根绳子
身体部位part of body
7.
[t]
~ sth
伸展,舒展,展开(尤指手臂或腿)to stretch part of your body, especially an arm or a leg, away from yourself
He extended his hand to(= offered to shake hands with) the new employee.
他伸出手来与新雇员握手。
to extend the hand of friendship to(= try to have good relations with) another country
向另一个国家伸出友谊之手
提供;给予offer/give
8.
[t]
提供;给予to offer or give sth to sb
I'm sure you will join me in extending a very warm welcome to our visitors.
我肯定你们会同我一起向来访者表示热烈的欢迎。
to extend hospitality to overseas students
殷勤款待外国留学生
The bank refused to extend credit to them(= to lend them money) .
银行拒绝向他们提供信贷。
to extend sb an invitation
向某人发出邀请
努力;尽力use effort/ability
9.
[t][oftpass]
~ sb/sth/yourself
使竭尽全力to make sb/sth use all their effort, abilities, supplies, etc.
Jim didn't really have to extend himself in the exam.
吉姆大可不必为这次考试那么拼命。
Hospitals were already fully extended because of the epidemic.
这场流行病已使各医院疲于奔命。

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